The Lit Show is a weekly literary radio show based at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and broadcast on KRUI Radio in Iowa City. Founded in January 2010, The Lit Show features author interviews and literary performance.

There are several ways to listen to The Lit Show: by radio or web broadcast through KRUI, by podcast, and by visiting our archives. For fall 2012, the program will air regularly on Wednesdays at 3 PM CST.

If you represent an author who would like to appear on The Lit Show, please email queries at litshow dot com.

If you are interested in working for or interning with The Lit Show, please email us.



Joe Fassler


Lucy Schiller

Past Hosts
Gemma de Choisy, Ben Mauk

Lucas Sheelk, Brandon Williams

Special thanks to the University of Iowa’s Nonfiction Writing Program for help in making our nonfiction-related coverage possible.